What you should know
before processing a credit card payment
You enter credit card payments in the same way that you record other
payments (such as payments by cash or check), by using the Receive
Payments or the Enter Sales Receipts window.
To process the payment online through the Merchant Service, select the
"Process credit card payment when saving" option. Or, if you're
using a card reader, click Swipe Card on the toolbar, and follow the onscreen
Note: If you are using an Accountant's Copy of a company file, you cannot process credit card payments.
Receive Payments: If you are
receiving payment for a sale that you previously entered on an invoice or
statement, use the Receive Payments window to record and process the
Enter Sales Receipts: If you
are recording a sale and receiving immediate payment, use the Enter Sales
What is the Merchant Service for QuickBooks?
Depositing your credit card
Sign up to swipe credit cards